Tagged: open uni

#New2OU – Student Advice

Open University students starting a module

By Leanne Goodall I’m feeling quite calm about my next module and the fact that it will soon be starting. However, I have been reminiscing about my nerves as a newer student in previous years. It’s got me thinking about the excitement and nerves of all the new OU students that are...

More

Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. This week we find out why true education is for life and not just A-level results day, explore links between brain function and social issues and one man’s harrowing recollection of...

More

OU Students: Preparing to start your module

open university studies
The glasses are down and off for a break from those Open University TMAs

By Leanne Goodall How does an OU student prepare to start their academic year? The obvious answer is in many similar ways to any other students but there are a few differences to consider. Perhaps you’re about to embark on a new module or maybe you’re taking the very first step of...

More

7 tips for picking your next OU module

By Leanne Goodall Are you trying to decide which module is right for you? It’s that time of year when many students have finished their modules and are moving on but not everyone finds it simple to choose which module is best for them. Here are 7 tips to help you pick...

More

OU Students: The Long TMA Wait

open-university-student

By Leanne Goodall It’s practically the longest wait in the world. You know the one where you refresh and refresh that computer screen. The one where you log on to Student Home 200 more times than when you’re actually studying and the one where every new email makes you hold your breath,...

More

OU Module Review: A200 Exploring history: medieval to modern 1400-1900

Open University students reading over the study planner

By Leanne Goodall ‘The most challenging yet rewarding course I’ve ever done’ Wow, what a course. If you’ve read other module reviews for A200 then you’ll know that it’s the nuts and bolts of studying History at degree level. It aims to teach you all the skills that a historian needs, how...

More

Sticking To the Open University Study Planner, Or Not.

Open University students reading over the study planner

By Leanne Goodall Do you stick to the study planner on your module website? I haven’t been looking at mine so much of late and it’s got me wondering why. Until recently, I’ve always followed the planner studiously. For anyone that hasn’t come across the planner or isn’t an Open University student,...

More